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Gold Futures Settlements

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Month Open High Low Last Change Settle Estimated Volume Prior Day Open Interest
FEB 15 1258.0 1284.3 1257.0 - +23.9 1278.5 8,626 8,455
MAR 15 1258.0 1284.8 1258.0 - +23.6 1278.9 1,716 1,057
APR 15 1259.0 1285.4 1257.5 1268.5 +23.3 1279.2 165,202 289,233
JUN 15 1262.1 1286.0 1258.6 - +23.4 1280.0 7,132 51,911
AUG 15 1260.3 1285.5 1260.3 - +23.4 1280.7 3,501 14,635
OCT 15 1272.0 1285.8 1272.0 - +23.4 1281.3 1,194 4,079
DEC 15 1262.7 1288.2 1261.5 - +23.4 1282.0 2,572 23,943
FEB 16 1264.4 1270.0 1264.4 - +23.4 1282.8 76 2,556
APR 16 1266.6 1269.3 1266.6 - +23.4 1283.6 8 567
JUN 16 1282.9 1282.9 1282.9 - +23.3 1284.4 10 5,117
AUG 16 1281.5 1281.5 1281.5 - +23.2 1285.4 1 1
OCT 16 - - - - +23.1 1286.6 0 25
DEC 16 1286.6 1286.6 1286.6 - +22.9 1287.9 79 7,262
JUN 17 - - - - +22.1 1292.7 30 2,583
DEC 17 1282.0 1305.0 1282.0 - +21.5 1299.9 165 4,088
JUN 18 - - - - +20.8 1307.2 27 1,817
DEC 18 - - - - +20.8 1315.9 0 294
JUN 19 - - - - +20.8 1325.4 0 2
DEC 19 - - - - +20.8 1336.6 0 537
JUN 20 - - - - +20.8 1349.6 0 7
DEC 20 - - - - +20.8 1384.6 0 2
Total 190,339 418,171

About Gold

Gold futures are hedging tools for commercial producers and users of gold. They also provide global gold price discovery and opportunities for portfolio diversification. In addition, they:

  • Offer ongoing trading opportunities, since gold prices respond quickly to political and economic events
  • Serve as an alternative to investing in gold bullion, coins, and mining stocks

Things to know about the contracts:

  • Physically delivered
  • Block-trade eligible
  • American-style options
  • Can be traded off-exchange for clearing only through CME ClearPort